We’d like to welcome you to INQ, Crikey’s ambitious new inquiry journalism initiative. Starting June 24, INQ investigative reporting — lifting the rocks, connecting the dots, following the money trail and exposing misuse of power — will appear regularly in Crikey.
We look forward to sharing this exciting new phase with you.
Tamsin Creed, Publisher
These may be the most newsworthy midterms in recent memory. Here's everything you need to know.
Without a candidate of their own, Liberal voters turned up to contribute to the Greens swing in Northcote writes Charles Richardson.
If you were serious about "regime change" to promote democracy in the Middle East, you would start with Saudi Arabia, not Iran.
France's new President is playing a delicate game of balancing between centre-left and centre-right, but seems to know what he is doing.
International policy realists have something important to say about Russia that is quite independent of Trump's fondness for Vladimir Putin.
Populist parties love to represent themselves as rule-breaking mavericks. But wherever they win office, they find themselves invariably having to work with established actors in order to get anything done.